Nest Security Camera - Put Alerts On A Timer?


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Nest Security Camera - Put Alerts On A Timer?

Is there a way to schedule Google Nest Aware to disable email alerts during a specific time interval?

I'm on the board of a local community swimming pool which has Google Nest security cameras. The cameras stream over Wi-Fi to a Nest Aware subscription which also sends Push or Email alerts when it senses sound or motion. The problem is, when we have a workday or when the pool is open, it triggers hundreds of "your camera saw something" emails, which are annoying and useless.

I'd like to be able to have the Nest-Aware alerts turn off and back on as ff on a timer. Basically, there's no need for alerts while the pool is open, they are only needed when we're closed at night.

Curious whether anyone has found a convenient way to implement this sort of setup where notices are only snt between certain times?
 

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That is the correct link. It's done from the Nest app.
 
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Old 04-13-24, 03:38 PM
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Not familiar with Nest. Check your app. My Blink camera can be scheduled to Arm/Disarm the motion detection. No alerts are sent if disarmed.

Found this when I searched “nest camera schedule”.
 

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That is the correct link. It's done from the Nest app.
 
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Great points- has helped me refine the facts and question-

Our Nest cameras pre-date the acquisition of Nest by Google, and apparently some older Nest cameras weren't supported by the Google app and became useless when switched. Therefore, we didn't risk switching and finding out the hard way that our old Nest cameras aren't supported by Google.

We're still accessing our cameras through the legacy nest.com portal-

So, the more refined question is whether anyone has ideas on scheduling camears via the legacy home.nest.com portal without the Google app.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 04-14-24, 02:30 PM
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At this point it may be easier to upgrade the camera.
 
 

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